March weather forecast
Nome, AK

Broken trees, a small river, and shrubs afar in the historical gold rush site of Nome Creek, Alaska, in the White Mountains
Broken trees, a small river, and shrubs afar in the historical gold rush site of Nome Creek, Alaska, in the White Mountains

Weather in March

March, the first month of the spring, in Nome, is a freezing cold month, with average temperature fluctuating between 2.8°F (-16.2°C) and 15.3°F (-9.3°C).

Temperature

In March, the average high-temperature is practically the same as in February - a subzero cold 15.3°F (-9.3°C). In March, the average low-temperature is 2.8°F (-16.2°C).

Humidity

February and March, with an average relative humidity of 89%, are most humid months in Nome.

Rainfall

In Nome, in March, during 2.5 rainfall days, 1.14" (29mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 81.6 rainfall days, and 16.77" (426mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall in Nome are January through May, September through December. March is the month with the most snowfall in Nome. Snow falls for 8.7 days and accumulates 5.08" (129mm) of snow.

Ocean temperature

January through April, with an average ocean temperature of 28.9°F (-1.7°C), are months with the coldest seawater.
Note: For swimming, this is considered life-threatening and very dangerous. The water feels painfully cold, and hyperventilation quickly occurs. A specialized swimsuit is mandatory to reduce thermal damage.

Daylight

In March, the average length of the day in Nome is 11.9h.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in Nome is 5.8h.

UV index

In Nome, the average daily maximum UV index is 2. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a low health risk from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for the ordinary person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 2 interpret into the following advice:
Extended sun exposure is not an issue for the majority. Children, infants, and fair-skinned individuals always need to be protected. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. Sun-protective clothing, a long-sleeved shirt and pants, a wide-brimmed hat, and UVA and UVB-blocking sunglasses are particularly helpful in blocking UV radiation's harmful effects. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is increased nearly double-fold by the reflection of the snow.
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FAQ

What are the most humid months in Nome?

Months with the highest humidity in Nome are February and March, with an average relative humidity of 89%.

What is the average humidity in March in Nome?

The average relative humidity in March in Nome is 89%.

How much does it rain in Nome in March?

In March, in Nome, Alaska, the rain falls for 2.5 days. Throughout March, 1.14" (29mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

What is the snowiest month in Nome?

The month with the most snowfall in Nome is March when snow falls for 8.7 days and typically aggregates up to 5.08" (129mm) of snow.

How much does it snow in Nome in March?

In Nome, in March, during 8.7 snowfall days, 5.08" (129mm) of snow is typically accumulated.

When is the ocean coldest in Nome?

January through April, with an average ocean temperature of 28.9°F (-1.7°C), are months with the coldest seawater.

How cold is the water in March in Nome?

In March, the average ocean temperature in Nome, Alaska, is 28.9°F (-1.7°C). For swimming, this is considered extremely cold, dangerous, and life-threatening. Unless suitably protected with insulated waterproof clothing, hypothermia quickly occurs.

What is the average length of the day in March in Nome?

The average length of the day in March in Nome, Alaska, is 11.9h.

How long on average sun shines in March in Nome?

In March, the average sunshine in Nome is 5.8h.

What is the UV index intensity in March in Nome?

The average daily maximum UV index in March in Nome, Alaska, is 2. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a low health risk from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.

Average temperature in March
Nome, AK

Average temperature in March - Nome, AK
  • Average high temperature in March: -9.3°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (12.4°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (-12°C).

  • Average low temperature in March: -16.2°C

The months with the highest average low temperature are July and August (9.3°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (-16.3°C).

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Average pressure in March
Nome, AK

Average pressure in March - Nome, AK
  • Average pressure in March: 1012.9mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is May (1014mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is October (1005.9mbar).

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Average wind speed in March
Nome, AK

Average wind speed in March - Nome, AK
  • Average wind speed in March: 15.1km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is November (21.3km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is May (12.9km/h).

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Average humidity in March
Nome, AK

Average humidity in March - Nome, AK
  • Average humidity in March: 89%

The months with the highest relative humidity are February and March (89%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is June (76%).

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Average rainfall in March
Nome, AK

Average rainfall in March - Nome, AK
  • Average rainfall in March: 29mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (56mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is May (18mm).

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Average rainfall days in March
Nome, AK

Average rainfall days in March - Nome, AK
  • Average rainfall days in March: 2.5 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is August (15.9 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (1.3 days).

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Average snowfall in March
Nome, AK

Average snowfall in March - Nome, AK
  • Average snowfall in March: 129mm

The month with the highest snowfall is March (129mm).
The months with the least snowfall are June, July and August (0mm).

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Average snowfall days in March
Nome, AK

Average snowfall days in March - Nome, AK
  • Average snowfall days in March: 8.7 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is December (11.3 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are June, July and August (0 days).

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Average sea temperature in March
Nome, AK

Average sea temperature in March - Nome, AK
  • Average sea temperature in March: -1.7°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (11.4°C).
The coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are January, February, March and April (-1.7°C).

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Average daylight in March /
Average sunshine in March
Nome, AK

Average daylight in March / Average sunshine in March - Nome, AK
  • Average daylight in March: 11.9h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 21.2h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 4.2h).

  • Average sunshine in March: 5.8h

The month with the most sunshine is May (Average sunshine: 7.2h).
The month with the least sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 0.6h).

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Average sunshine days in March
Nome, AK

Average sunshine days in March - Nome, AK
  • Average sunshine days in March: 20.8 days

The month with the most sunshine days is March (20.8 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is August (13.6 days).

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Average UV index in March
Nome, AK

Average UV index in March - Nome, AK
  • Average UV index in March: 2

The months with the highest UV index are May, June, July and August (UV index 3).
The months with the lowest UV index are January, October, November and December (UV index 1).

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Average cloud cover in March
Nome, AK

Average cloud cover in March - Nome, AK
  • Average cloud cover in March: 52

The month with the most cloud cover is July (Cloud cover 60).
The month with the least cloud cover is June (Cloud cover 47).

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Average visibility in March
Nome, AK

Average visibility in March - Nome, AK
  • Average visibility in March: 8km

The months with the highest visibility are June and September (10km).
The months with the lowest visibility are January, February, March, April and December (8km).

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